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The Spirit of '45 ()


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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Tony Benn ...
Himself - Labour Minister
Clement Attlee ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
Aneurin Bevan ...
Himself - Minister of Health (archiveFootage)
Tony Richardson ...
Himself - Car Worker and Shop Steward
Eileen Thompson ...
Herself - Nurse
Dai Walters ...
Himself - Miner
George Lansbury ...
Himself - Labour Politician (archiveFootage)
Inky Thomson ...
Himself - Miner and NUM Official
Douglas Jay ...
Himself - Personal Assistant to the Prime Minister, 1945 (archiveFootage)
John Farrell ...
Himself
James Meadway ...
Himself - Senior Economist, National Economists Foundation
Dot Gibson ...
Herself - General Secretary, National Pensioners' Convention
Len King ...
Himself - Doctors' Collector (archiveFootage)
David Hopper ...
Himself - General Secretary, North East NUM
Raphie de Santos ...
Himself - Financial Analyst and Radical Commentator
John Rees ...
Himself - Radical Historian
Adrian Dilworth ...
Himself
Terry Teague ...
Himself - Former Dock Shop Steward
Jonathon Tomlinson ...
Himself - General Practitioner (as Dr. Jonathon Tomlinson)
Jacky Davis ...
Herself - Consultant Radiologist (as Dr. Jacky Davis)
Margaret Battin ...
Herself - Nurse
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Himself - Labour Minister (archiveFootage)
Tony Nelson ...
Himself - Former Dock Shop Steward
Alex Gordon ...
Himself - President, RMT 2010-20012
Ray Davies ...
Himself - Miner and Steelworker
June Hautot ...
Herself
Alan Thornett ...
Himself - Car Worker and Shop Steward
Maurice Petherick ...
Himself - Conservative MP (as Sir Maurice Petherick)
Bill Ronksley ...
Himself - Former President, Train Drivers Union, ASLEF
Julian Tudor Hart ...
Himself - General Practitioner (as Doctor Julian Tudor Hart)
Donald Bruce Baron Bruce of Donington ...
Himself - Parliamentary Private Secretary to Aneurin Bevan (archiveFootage) (as Lord Bruce)
Dena Murphy ...
Herself - Nurse
Deborah Garvie ...
Herself - Housing Worker
Tony Mulhearn ...
Himself - Former Liverpool Councillor
Ray Thorn ...
Himself - Railwayman
Stan Pearce ...
Himself - Miner
Ray Jackson ...
Himself - Train Driver
Karen Reissmann ...
Herself - Nurse
Harry Keen ...
Himself - Consultant Physician (as Professor Harry Keen)
Doreen McNally ...
Herself
Simon Midgley ...
Himself - Postman and CWU Representative
Sam Watts ...
Himself

Directed by

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Ken Loach

Written by

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Ken Loach ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jim Anderson ... archival producer
Katherine Butler ... executive producer
Lizzie Francke ... executive producer
Anna Higgs ... executive producer
Anna Miralis ... executive producer
Rebecca O'Brien ... producer
Kate Ogborn ... producer
Lisa Marie Russo ... producer

Music by

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George Fenton ... score composer

Film Editing by

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Jonathan Morris

Editorial Department

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Afzal Ali ... on-line editor
Michelle Cort ... digital intermediate conform editor
Theresa Crooks ... digital intermediate technician
Tim Drewett ... digital intermediate conform editor
Rebecca Lloyd ... editor: website video content
Gareth Spensley ... colorist
Jamie Welsh ... digital intermediate conform editor

Production Management

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Andrew Dearnley ... post-production manager
Fiona Lamptey ... production manager: Film4
Eimhear McMahon ... production manager

Sound Department

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Paul Parsons ... sound recordist
Adam Scrivener ... mix technician
Ian Tapp ... re-recording mixer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Will Akbar ... vt operator
Robbie Chapman ... assistant camera

Music Department

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Isobel Griffiths ... orchestral contractor
Jeremy Murphy ... recordist
Steve Price ... music mixer
Barnaby Robson ... soloist: clarinet
Samuel Pegg ... score preparation (uncredited)

Other crew

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Habib Rahman ... production accountant

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Also Known As
  • L'esprit de 45 (France)
  • El espíritu del '45 (Spain)
  • Дух 45-го (Russia)
  • '45 Ruhu (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Duh 45-e (Serbia)
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  • 94 min
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